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This Week In Music History Jul 17-30

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com.

Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history!

Randy Meissner

JUL 27: Today it was announced that Randy Meisner passed away yesterday at age 77. The musician was born on March 8, 1946. He rose to fame as a founding member and bassist of the legendary rock band Eagles after stints with Poco and the Stone Canyon Band. Meisner's smooth tenor voice and melodic bass lines contributed to the band's distinctive sound. He sang lead on hits like "Take It to the Limit" and co-wrote "Take It Easy." After leaving Eagles in the late '70s, Meisner pursued a solo career, releasing albums and singles. His musical contributions and harmonious vocals have left a lasting impact on the rock and country-rock genres. RIP

Kate Bush

JUL 30: Happy birthday to Kate Bush, born today in1958. The British singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer, is known for her unique and captivating musical style. Her ethereal voice, poetic lyrics, and innovative arrangements have earned her critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase. At the age of 19, she released her debut album "The Kick Inside" (1978), which included the iconic song "Wuthering Heights", which became the first number one song by a female who also wrote the song in the U.K. Throughout her career, she has continued to push artistic boundaries, releasing albums like "Hounds of Love" (1985) and "The Sensual World" (1989). Kate Bush has enjoyed a recent resurgence in popularity due to "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)" having been featured in the show Stranger Things and her nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2023!

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